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Friday, October 10, 2008

Come Experience "A Taste of Italy"

Come experience a taste of Italy! Feel like you are in Italy without leaving your own city.
I will be hosting a cooking lesson party on Monday's starting September 12th @ either 11am or 6:00p.m. We will be making two incredible dishes from the regions of Tuscany.

The Italian cuisine was reflected by the cultural variety of the regions in italy and by the Italian history, which was influenced from Greek, Roman, Norman and Arab civilizations. The Italian cuisine is considered as a prime example for a 'perfecto' cuisine, and is imitated all over the world.

The Roman cuisine for example usually uses sheep's cheese and organic meat , on the other hand, Tuscan cooking is using white beans and bread without salt. In Rome the pizzas are very thin like crackers, and Neapolitan and Sicilian pizzas are thicker. than their counterparts. The Northern Italian dishes are influenced by French cooking, because of the proximity of the French border. Emilia-Romagna is the number one with wheat production in italy, and is also known for their stuffed pasta. Napoli is considered as the home of pizza and mozarella.

This class will be held in my Russian Hill kitchen in San Francisco.
Space is limited so please sign up soon if you are interested in coming. Please provide your own wine. Gratuity is very much appreciated :)

Menu will vary with dishes such as:
Handmade Potato Ricotta Gnocchi ~ sauces will vary.
Risotto Milanese ~ This delicately saffron seasoned dish is what Italy is all about.
Tomato Florentine Soup
Caesar Salad with homemade dressing and homemade parmesan croutons
Chicken Marsala - Boneless skinless chicken breasts, crimini mushrooms, marsala wine and lots of butter of course! :)
Italian Bruschetta
Chicken Parmesan with a basil pancetta tomato sauce

Classes begin September 12th 2011
You may register for classes now

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Chi Mangia Bene, Mangia Italiano (Those Who Eat Well, Eat Italian)
Chef Anna

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